Category Archives: Farm visit

Tochigi Prefecture- 栃木県

日本語で読むために、ここを押して下さい。 Location: Nasu and Utsunomiya, Tochigi Duration: 2 days Dates: January 20 and 21, 2013 Impressions of the Trip: Among Japan’s many interesting sub-cultures is the Yamagishi community, an intentional community with 40 ” jikkenchi” (“places to realize (Yamagishi) principles”) across Japan … Continue reading

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Kyoto 京都

日本語で読むために、ここを押して下さい。 Kyoto-fu Location: Kameoka, 25 minutes by train from Kyoto City Hosts: Masayuki-san and Yuuko-san of Yagisan Nouen Duration: One day Impressions of the Trip: Before visiting Yagi-San farm in Kameoka, just 25minutes by train from the city of Kyoto, … Continue reading

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Saitama Prefecture 埼玉県

日本語で読むために、ここを押して下さい。 Saitama Prefecture- 埼玉県 Location:  Fukiage, Saitama Prefecture Host: Gabare Farm, owned by the Ebara family Dates: July 14, 2012 Impressions of the Journey: According to the Ebara family, if you take the hour long train ride from Tokyo to their farm in … Continue reading

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Tokyo 東京都

Tokyo, Japan 日本語で読むために、ここを押して下さい。 Trip details: Date: May 24, 2012 Special Thanks to: Pasona Inc.  Impressions: Because we at 47 Japanese Farms are always planning and thinking about our upcoming rural adventures, it is easy to forget that in our own … Continue reading

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Fukui Prefecture- 福井県

日本語で読むために、ここを押して下さい Fukui Prefecture- 福井県 Location: Fukui City, Eiheiji, and Katsuyama, Fukui Prefecture Host: Taya Toru at Taya ‘s Farm Dates: May 2-3, 2012 Impressions of the Journey: Of Japan’s 47 prefectures, Fukui might be one of the most often overlooked … Continue reading

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Toyama Prefecture- 富山県

日本語で読むために、ここを押して下さい Trip Information: Location: Rural areas surrounding Toyama City and Oyabe, Toyama Prefecture Venue:We did a three day farm stay at Doyuunou Farm in the mountains outside Toyama City, and a one day field trip out to Oyabe to check … Continue reading

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“47 Flicks” Niigata Prefecture Movie– “47映画ーー新潟県”

As promised, here is our second “47 Flicks” feature, a short glimpse of our trip to Niigata City and Sado Island. Please let us know what you think! 次は「47日本の映画」の2番目の短かい映画です。今回の新潟市と佐渡島への旅行についての話ですが、みて、コメントをして下さい!  

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Niigata Prefecture- 新潟県

日本語で読むために、ここを押して下さい  Niigata Prefecture 新潟県 Location: Niigata City, Niigata and various locations on Sado Island, Niigata Prefecture     Hosts:Several     Duration of Stay: 3 days, 2 nights. March 18-20, 2012     Impressions of the Trip: Along with about … Continue reading

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Chiba Prefectureー 千葉県

日本語で読むために、ここを押して下さい  Chiba Prefecture 千葉県 Host: The Sakamoto Family Location: Various locations in Chiba Prefecture Duration: Day trip- March 4, 2012 Impressions of the Trip: We spent a blustery Sunday last week on a road trip with our favorite neighbors, the … Continue reading

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Shizuoka Prefecture 静岡県

日本語で読むために、ここを押して下さい  Trip Information: Prefecture: Shizuoka City, Shizuoka Prefecture Host- Robert-Giles Martineau and M2 Agro Labo Date:-February 8, 2012 Interesting trivia learned on this trip: The stems of tomatoes should not be removed until just before they are eaten. Removing the stem after picking markedly … Continue reading

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